Lifeline of Today’s World: Intercultural Competences in Music Therapy and Beyond


“Cultural diversity and intercultural contacts have become facts of modern life” (UNESCO, 2013). What does this mean for music therapists? Join a lively presentation by Dr. Petra Kern and her students Madison Whelan, Holly Hankin, Garrett Weeks, Kelsey Norris, and Kyle McCommon from the University of Louisville. They will discuss:

  •    the necessity of intercultural competences in a globalized world
  •    understanding one’ own culture and other cultures
  •    culturally-sensitive repertoire and resources for music therapy practice
  •    intercultural dialogues of therapeutic aspects, and their
  •    study abroad experience.

Mark you conference schedule for Sunday, November 13th from 10:30-11:45am.  You won’t want to miss this presentation!




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